Legal Notices: September 26, 2019


September 26, 2019


The Port of Whitman County requests a conditional use permit for a marina dock replacement and rehabilitation at Boyer Park on the Snake River. The project site is located between the Snake River and Lower Granite Rd., in Section 19, Township 14 N, Range 43 E, W., M. The public is notified of the intent to issue a conditional use permit in front of the Board of Adjustment on October 10, 2019, at 7 PM in the Public Service Building, 1st floor auditorium, N. 310 Main St., Colfax, WA 99111. Interested persons may submit written comments by 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 10, 2019, regarding the proposed zoning action to the County Planning Office, P. O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, fax: (509) 397-6210 or attend the meeting.


Katrin Kunz

Assistant County Planner

file: CU 19-08 39/1


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington, will consider the Report of the County Road Engineer for the Vacation and Abandonment of a portion of Gene Nelson Road, County Road No. 3390 and the Huntley Bridge No. 3390-03.64 located in the SE ¼ of Section 4, the NE ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 9, the N ½ and SW ¼ of Section 16, the SE ¼ of Section 20, the NW ¼ and SW ¼ of Section 21, the NW ¼ of Sec. 28; and a portion of Jim Davis Road, County Road No. 3400 located in the NE ¼ and SE ¼ of Section 15, the NE ¼ and N ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 22, all in Township 19 North, Range 42 East, W.M., in Whitman County, Washington. THAT A HEARING on said vacation will be held in the office of the Whitman County Commissioners in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on the 21st day of October, 2019, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., at which time and place all persons interested may appear and be heard for or against said vacation and abandonment. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Whitman County, Washington. GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 16th day of September, 2019.

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board 38/2


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Whitman County Commissioners has completed and will place on file at the Office of the Whitman County Commissioners, Whitman County Courthouse, the Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2020. The total amount of the budget for 2020 is approximately $65,000,000. The budget will be available October 7, 2019 and may be reviewed by any citizen who contacts the Clerk of the Board in the Commissioners' Office or by calling 397-5240. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a public hearing for the purpose of adopting the budget for fiscal year 2020 will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. and continued to Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers located in the Whitman County Courthouse at Colfax, Washington. Any taxpayer may appear and be heard for or against any part of the budget. Arrangements will be made to accommodate questions and provide responses to non-English speaking residents. Upon receiving 24 hours' advance notice, the county will make arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special groups of citizens, including those who are physically disabled or otherwise impaired. Please call (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed. Accommodations for the disabled are accessible at the east entrance to the Courthouse.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 38/2


The City of Tekoa will hold a public hearing during their regular meeting on Monday, October 7, 2019, to set the 2020 tax levy rate in the Tekoa Council Chambers after the hour of 7 p.m. All citizens are invited to attend. Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer 39/2

Town of Malden

Ordinance No. 517

An Ordinance repealing Ordinance No. 491 setting water services, including turn on & off fees, late fees, and other surcharges approved by the Town Council of the Town of Malden. This ordinance can be viewed in its entirety by request at Malden City Hall. 39/1


Elected Board Member Position Due Notice

The Pine Creek Conservation District is pleased to announce an opportunity to contribute to conservation and your community by serving on the Board of Supervisors. Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the Conservation District. Although they serve without compensation, they are eligible to be reimbursed for appropriate expenses. One position is open to fill the remainder of a term of an elected and recently retired board member. The term for this position ends June 30, 2022. At expiration of the term, candidate may continue by filing as a candidate and going through the regular district election process. Interested candidates must submit a completed Candidate Information Form to the district by the filing deadline of 5:00 PM, October 18, 2019. Candidates may be requested to be interviewed by the Board of Supervisors. For this position, candidate must be a registered voter, must reside within the District boundary and may be required to own land or operate a farm. The Board of Supervisors plans to appoint a candidate to fill this unexpired term at the November 13, 2019 7:00 pm board meeting. For more information, or to obtain application forms, please contact the Pine Creek Conservation District at 401 S. SR 27, Oakesdale, WA or calling 509-285-5122. 39/2


The Estate Of Donald R. Heil, Deceased, Mark Firebaugh, Personal Representative



Bank Of America, N.A., And All Other Persons Or Parties Unknown Claiming Any Right, Title, Lien, Or Interest In The Real Estate Described In The Complaint Herein,


NO. 19-2-00157-38


The State of Washington to the said Defendants, and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, lien, or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein. You, and each of you, are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of first publication of this Summons, to-wit, within sixty (60) days after the 19th day of September, 2019, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled court and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff and serve a copy of your Answer upon the undersigned attorneys for the Plaintiff, at their office below stated; and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of the Complaint in this action which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The object of this action is to quiet title in the Plaintiff against the claims of all the Defendants and any one of them with respect to real estate in Pullman, Whitman County, Washington, described as follows: Parcel Nos. 1-1230-00-06-08-0003; 1-1230-00-06-09-0002. The southeasterly half of Lot 9, and the westerly 5 feet of the southeasterly half of Lot 8, Block 6, Reaney’s Addition to Pullman, according to plat thereof recorded in Book A of Plats, Page 184, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Dated this 10th day of August, 2019.



Attorneys for Plaintiff

By: Kelly N. Brown

WSBA #4681 38/6



In The Matter Of The Estate Of

Stephen L. Luther,


NO. 19-4-00089-38



(RCW 11.40.030)

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020; or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date Of First Publication: September 19, 2019

Personal Representative: Matthew D. Johnson

Attorneys For Personal Representative: Carpenter, Mcguire & Dewulf, P.S.

Address For Mailing Of Service: Matthew D. Johnson P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St. Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 38/3


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